This module covers management and organisational theory. If you have already undertaken HEST 5002 you will be familiar with the following key texts and policy documents:
Davies, P. (2012). The NHS handbook 2012/13: The essential guide to the new NHS. 13th Edition, London: The NHS Confederation.
Department of Health (2010). Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS, July, Gateway reference: 14385, CM7881. London: The Stationery Office. Available from: http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_117353
Doherty, T.L. & Horne T. (2002). Managing Public Services: Implementing Changes. London: Routledge.
Mahon, A., Walshe, K., Chambers, N. (2009). A Reader in Health Policy and Management. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Mullins, L.J (2010). Management and Organisational Behaviour. 9th Edition, Prentice-Hall Financial Times. (previous editions also)
NHS Commissioning Board (2012). Everyone Counts: Planning for Patients 2013/14 [online]. Leeds: NHS Commissioning Board. Available from: http://www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/everyonecounts/ and http://www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/2012/12/17/everyonecounts/
Talbot-Smith, A. & Pollock, A. M. (2006). The New NHS: A Guide Routledge
Walshe, K., Smith, J. (2011) (Eds.) Healthcare Management. 2nd edition, Maidenhead: Open University Press. (There is also the 2006 first edition)